Definition of uninvolved in US English:



  • Not connected or concerned with someone or something, especially on an emotional level.

    • ‘Life on the set is pervaded by what the uninvolved might well view as superstition.’
    • ‘In my experience, you can't - even when both partners agree to keep it casual and emotionally uninvolved.’
    • ‘She seemed unperturbed, even uninvolved, as if pondering Australia's decision to come off for bad light.’
    • ‘What dreary, conservative, uninvolved lives previous generations led in comparison.’
    • ‘These proposals are a hybrid born out of not being able to provide a more relevant domestic league while being uninvolved at the top European level.’
    • ‘The study found that romantically involved teenagers showed a bigger increase in depression levels and delinquency problems than those who were uninvolved.’
    • ‘It seems funny to say that you can sometimes feel uninvolved when you're on stage, but it's true; sometimes songs skip by unnoticed.’
    • ‘But I'm not sure that the uninvolved are always in the right.’
    • ‘They will alter the political climate of the country and, since all of our futures would be affected by the outcome, it would be very hard to stay uninvolved.’
    • ‘I teach young adults, most of whom have been very uninvolved in voting and politics.’
    • ‘Soft targets - the unprotected, the innocent, the uninvolved - become targets because they are available.’
    • ‘Though she sings with a glorious range of tone and pinpoint accuracy, hers is a strangely uninvolved performance.’
    • ‘Note that my concept of God here is a completely detached and uninvolved entity, which, if there was a god, is the only form I could see it taking.’
    • ‘The stoic philosophy also say to remain uninvolved emotionally in your fate, and you will live an untroubled life.’
    • ‘Secondly, the uninvolved observer will conclude that Graham got a raw deal.’
    • ‘I thought you might have been interested on the way things work in such a small uninvolved country.’
    • ‘Government offices uninvolved in the crisis were closed anyway because of Columbus Day, an official but not widely observed holiday.’
    • ‘It's for getting involved not just in politics (no-one is ever really uninvolved in politics), but in legislation.’
    • ‘Yes, but putting it in the middle of such a jauntily uninvolved album is a big mistake.’
    • ‘One group is generally aloof, somewhat uninvolved and detached from their child and the child's emotional needs.’
    uninterested, indifferent, unconcerned, unmoved, unresponsive, impassive, passive, detached, disinterested, unfeeling, unemotional, emotionless, dispassionate, lukewarm, cool, uncaring, half-hearted, lackadaisical, non-committal
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